Midfielder who became a star in American soccer through his play with such clubs as the Fort Lauderdale Strikers and San Jose Earthquakes. He has represented the United States at the under-20 level.
He began training with Cruzeiro's youth academy in 2008.
In 2016, he was named as Fort Lauderdale's Player of the Season and nominated for NASL's Young Player of the Year award.
His parents are of Brazilian descent.
He has been coached by Tab Ramos on the U.S. national youth team.